Table 17_3_5-1b

2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 17_3_5.1b
People age 12 and over who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatment in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1.60.081.70.091.60.092.30.351.10.15
Age12–171.40.101.40.111.50.131.10.221.10.21
18–442.20.122.40.142.50.162.10.351.40.22
45–641.40.171.50.191.20.164.01.03DSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale2.30.142.40.162.40.163.50.651.50.23
Female0.90.080.90.080.90.081.30.330.70.20
Education, age 18 and overLess than high school2.60.283.40.393.10.414.31.131.00.23
High school graduate2.00.172.10.192.10.192.60.641.30.32
At least some college1.00.091.10.101.00.101.60.44DSUDSU
County typeMSA1.50.091.60.101.50.102.40.391.00.15
Non-MSA1.80.171.80.171.80.181.60.522.10.8

a Received any illicit drug or alcohol treatment refers to treatment received in order to reduce or stop drug or alcohol use, or for medical problems associated with drug or alcohol use. It includes treatment received at any location, such as a hospital, rehabilitation facility (inpatient or outpatient), mental health center, emergency room, private doctor's office, self-help group, or prison/jail. Any illicit drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic drug used nonmedically.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 17_3_5-1b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/17_utilization/T17_3_5-1b.html